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Access! 2018 Agenda

Monday, February 12, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.         RegistrationMediterranean Grande Registration Desk

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.         AAM Board of Directors (AAM members only)

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.         Welcome & IntroductionPalazzo A-E
                                                John Donvan
                                                Emmy-winning Broadcaster and Pulitzer-nominated Author

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.         AAM Chair’s Address 
                                                Jeff Watson
                                                President & Chief Operating Officer, Apotex, Inc.

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.         Keynote Address
                                                The Honorable Eric Hargan
                                                 Deputy Secretary
                                                 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.         Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions
                                                Robert O’Neill
                                                Former SEAL Team Six Leader
                                                Naval Special Warfare Development Group
                                                New York Times Best-Selling Author

3:30 p.m.                               Day 1 Plenary Session Concludes

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.         Access! Business Exposition Mediterranean 1-5

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.         Legal Affairs (AAM members only)  Mediterranean 6-8

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.         Government Affairs (AAM members only) Palazzo F-H

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.         Welcome Reception – Valencia Lawn

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.         Registration Mediterranean Grande Registration Desk

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.         Exhibit Hall Networking Breakfast Mediterranean 1-5

7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.         Access! Business Exposition Mediterranean 1-5

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.         Day 2 Welcome & IntroductionPalazzo A-E
                                                John Donvan
                                                Emmy-winning Broadcaster and Pulitzer-nominated Author

8:35 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.         State of AAM Address
                                                Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., JD
                                                President and CEO, AAM

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.       The Current Political and Legislative Environment
                                                Charles Cook, Jr.
                                                Editor and Publisher, Cook Political Report
                                                Political Analyst, National Journal Group

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    FDA Keynote Address
                                               Anna Abram
                                               Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning,
                                               Legislation and Analysis
                                               Food and Drug Administration

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     Networking Break Mediterranean 1-5

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Numbers and Trends
                                               Doug Long
                                               Vice President, Industry Relations, IQVIA

12:00 p.m.                            Day 2 Plenary Session Concludes

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.      Luncheon Valencia Lawn

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.        Access! Connect Mediterranean 6-8

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Policy Working Group (AAM members only) Mediterranean 1-5

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.        Opioid and Rx Abuse Prevention: An Industry Partnership
                                               (open session to all attendees) Cordova 2
                                              Tammy Wincup
                                               Chief Operating Officer, EverFi, Inc.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.        Science and Regulatory Working Group / International
                                               (AAM members only) Mediterranean 1-5

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.        Access! Business Exposition Networking Reception
                                               Mediterranean 1-5

6:30 p.m.                              Depart for Offsite Dinner  Mediterranean Porte Cochere 

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.      Dinner and Entertainment: Sake N’ Shine Block Party
                                                Disney Springs


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.         Exhibit Hall Networking Breakfast Mediterranean 1-5

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.         Day 3 Welcome & IntroductionPalazzo A-E
                                                John Donvan
                                                Emmy-winning Broadcaster and Pulitzer-nominated Author

8:35 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.         CDER Keynote Address
                                               Janet Woodcock, M.D.
Center Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
                                               Food and Drug Administration 

9:05 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.         Champions of Access Awards Recognition

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.       Closing the Legal Loopholes Blocking
                                                Access to Generics and Biosimilars

                                                Moderator: Cynthia Koons
                                                Reporter, Healthcare, Bloomberg LP

                                               The Honorable Georgianna Witt Braden
                                                Lead Administrative Patent Judge  
                                                The Patent Trial and Appeals Board 
                                                Michael Carrier, JD
                                                Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Law School
                                                Co-Director, Rutgers Institute for Information 
                                                Policy and Law

                                                William Jay, JD
                                                 Partner, Co-chair of Goodwin’s Appellate Litigation Practice
                                                 Head of Litigation Department, Goodwin Procter LLP

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Discussion with Industry Leaders
                                                Moderator: John Donvan
                                                Emmy-winning Broadcaster and Pulitzer-nominated Author
                                                Heather Bresch
Chief Executive Officer, Mylan, NV

                                                Brendan O'Grady
Executive Vice President and Head of Teva North America
                                                Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
                                                Robert Stewart
                                                President, Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC

12:00 p.m.                             Day 3 Plenary Session Concludes

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.       Farewell Luncheon  Mediterranean Porte Cochere


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